Randstad Technical Writer in Mequon, Wisconsin

Technical Writer

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job details:

  • location:Mequon, WI

  • salary:$40 - $43 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, August 4, 2017

  • experience:4 years

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:133212

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Technical writer needed on a long term contract basis to create publications for end users of servo drives and motors.

Responsibilities for the Technical Writer

  • Develop technical publications that accurately document product information: Selection criteria, features, and options / Technology, performance, and safety / Installation, programming, and operation / Troubleshooting, maintenance, and disposal

  • Work with a variety of personnel in marketing, engineering, quality, and other functions to gather and understand source information

  • Conduct publication content reviews and obtain approvals per department standards

Requirements for the Technical Writer

  • Demonstrated experience in technical communication with at least 5 years of experience focused on creating customer-facing publications for industrial equipment, electronics, or software.

  • Demonstrated ability to create multi-chapter books using Adobe FrameMaker

  • Demonstrated ability to perform light editing of engineering drawings to create technical illustrations (Adobe Illustrator-proficient preferred)

  • Industrial control background is a real plus: programmable controllers, AC motors, drives, starters, servo drives, servo motors


  • Contractor benefits available

  • Salary based on experience

Job Number: 133212